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Burnley 1-1 Sheffield Wednesday

Burnley's Sam Vokes gave his side the lead against Sheffield Wednesday

Burnley dropped out of the Championship automatic promotion places as they were held to a draw by Sheffield Wednesday.

Striker Sam Vokes put the home side ahead when he collected a chipped Dean Marney pass and slotted past on-rushing goalkeeper Chris Kirkland.

But the lead lasted barely a minute as Chris Maguire fired in from close range after Burnley failed to clear a Connor Wickham free-kick.

Danny Ings had a chance to win it for the Clarets but his shot hit the post.

The result meant Burnley dropped to third, one point behind second-placed QPR and six points adrift of leaders Leicester.

A resurgent Sheffield Wednesday, meanwhile, extended their unbeaten run to seven games in all competitions.

The Owls had to withstand some early Burnley pressure, which included an Ings drive from distance that was tipped over by Kirkland.

Caolan Lavery shot wide for the visitors and Marney poked an effort wide under pressure at the other end.

Wickham had a long-range strike tipped around the post by Burnley keeper Tom Heaton before Vokes scored his 13th goal of the season to put Burnley ahead.

Almost immediately, Maguire drew the Owls level and only Heaton clawing away a deflected Lavery effort stopped the visitors taking the lead.

Wednesday thought they had been awarded a penalty 11 minutes from time but referee Stuart Atwell booked Maguire for a dive before Ings was denied by the woodwork.

Burnley manager Sean Dyche:

"It was one of those strange ones where we have been totally dominant from start to finish in virtually every level of the game.

"Other than the scoreline, I'm delighted with the performance - we had a plethora of chances. But at sometime in the season we will have to dig in and just get what you can.

"It was a poor goal for us to concede. We'd just scored and given away a soft free-kick which isn't like us and then we didn't deal with a ball into the box."

Sheffield Wednesday caretaker boss Stuart Gray:

"It's a difficult place to come.

"They were second in the league and a quality side, probably the hardest-working side we've played with two banks of four which close you down and work their socks off.

"The brief when I took over was to get us out of the bottom three, to keep clean sheets and to score goals, which I've done.

"Credit to the lads. Our game plan was to keep them [Vokes and Ings] quiet and we have done."

Line-ups

Burnley

  • 1Heaton
  • 2Trippier
  • 3Lafferty
  • 8MarneyBooked at 87mins
  • 5Shackell
  • 4Duff
  • 26TreacySubstituted forBarnesat 82'minutes
  • 14Jones
  • 9Vokes
  • 10Ings
  • 37Arfield

Substitutes

  • 11Stanislas
  • 12Cisak
  • 15Edgar
  • 19Kightly
  • 22Stock
  • 28Long
  • 30Barnes

Sheff Wed

  • 1Kirkland
  • 22Palmer
  • 19MattockBooked at 81mins
  • 6SemedoBooked at 64mins
  • 8Onyewu
  • 36Loovens
  • 18MaguireBooked at 78minsSubstituted forMcCabeat 90+3'minutes
  • 20Lee
  • 25LaverySubstituted forHelanat 83'minutes
  • 29WickhamBooked at 68mins
  • 10MaghomaSubstituted forNuhiuat 68'minutes

Substitutes

  • 11Johnson
  • 16McCabe
  • 17Helan
  • 26Martinez
  • 27McPhail
  • 32Llera
  • 34Nuhiu
Referee:
Stuart Attwell
Attendance:
13,735

Match Stats

Home TeamBurnleyAway TeamSheff Wed
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home24
Away9
Shots on Target
Home7
Away3
Corners
Home10
Away2
Fouls
Home6
Away15

Live Text

Match ends, Burnley 1, Sheffield Wednesday 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Burnley 1, Sheffield Wednesday 1.
Corner, Burnley. Conceded by Chris Kirkland.
Attempt saved. Danny Ings (Burnley) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Ashley Barnes with a cross.
Foul by Jeremy Helan (Sheffield Wednesday).
Tom Heaton (Burnley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Sheffield Wednesday. Rhys McCabe replaces Chris Maguire.
Glenn Loovens (Sheffield Wednesday) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Danny Ings (Burnley).
Attempt saved. Danny Ings (Burnley) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Dean Marney with a headed pass.
Danny Ings (Burnley) hits the right post with a right footed shot from the centre of the box.
Attempt missed. Kieran Trippier (Burnley) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high following a corner.
Corner, Burnley. Conceded by Liam Palmer.

Booking

Dean Marney (Burnley) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Attempt missed. Danny Ings (Burnley) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Kieran Trippier with a cross.
Attempt missed. Michael Duff (Burnley) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high following a corner.
Corner, Burnley. Conceded by Liam Palmer.

Substitution

Substitution, Sheffield Wednesday. Jeremy Helan replaces Caolan Lavery.

Substitution

Substitution, Burnley. Ashley Barnes replaces Keith Treacy.
Attempt missed. Connor Wickham (Sheffield Wednesday) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Caolan Lavery.
Attempt missed. Sam Vokes (Burnley) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left misses to the right. Assisted by Kieran Trippier.

Booking

Joe Mattock (Sheffield Wednesday) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Joe Mattock (Sheffield Wednesday).
Keith Treacy (Burnley) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Attempt missed. Jason Shackell (Burnley) left footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left.
Corner, Burnley. Conceded by Joe Mattock.

Booking

Chris Maguire (Sheffield Wednesday) is shown the yellow card.
Chris Maguire (Sheffield Wednesday) has gone down, but that's a dive.
Attempt blocked. Chris Maguire (Sheffield Wednesday) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Attempt missed. Scott Arfield (Burnley) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is close, but misses to the right.
Corner, Sheffield Wednesday. Conceded by Kieran Trippier.
Attempt saved. Danny Ings (Burnley) header from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Michael Duff with a cross.
Delay over. They are ready to continue.
Delay in match Glenn Loovens (Sheffield Wednesday) because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Sheffield Wednesday. Atdhe Nuhiu replaces Jacques Maghoma.

Booking

Connor Wickham (Sheffield Wednesday) is shown the yellow card.
Foul by Connor Wickham (Sheffield Wednesday).
Jason Shackell (Burnley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Corner, Burnley. Conceded by Glenn Loovens.
Attempt blocked. David Jones (Burnley) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
Attempt blocked. David Jones (Burnley) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Sam Vokes.

Booking

Josè Semedo (Sheffield Wednesday) is shown the yellow card.
Attempt missed. Michael Duff (Burnley) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Keith Treacy following a set piece situation.
Foul by Josè Semedo (Sheffield Wednesday).
Dean Marney (Burnley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Connor Wickham (Sheffield Wednesday).
Michael Duff (Burnley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Attempt missed. Danny Ings (Burnley) right footed shot from the right side of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Kieran Trippier.
Foul by Josè Semedo (Sheffield Wednesday).
Dean Marney (Burnley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Offside, Sheffield Wednesday. Jacques Maghoma tries a through ball, but Caolan Lavery is caught offside.
Attempt saved. Caolan Lavery (Sheffield Wednesday) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Kieran Lee.
Offside, Burnley. Jason Shackell tries a through ball, but Keith Treacy is caught offside.
Kieran Trippier (Burnley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Jacques Maghoma (Sheffield Wednesday).
Attempt missed. Chris Maguire (Sheffield Wednesday) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Liam Palmer.
Foul by Jacques Maghoma (Sheffield Wednesday).
Keith Treacy (Burnley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Attempt missed. Danny Ings (Burnley) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Scott Arfield with a headed pass.
Offside, Burnley. Dean Marney tries a through ball, but Sam Vokes is caught offside.
Foul by Danny Ings (Burnley).
goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Leicester2618352057
2QPR2615741552
3Burnley2614931951
4Derby2614571647
5Nottm Forest26111141344
6Reading261187941
7Brighton261097739
8Blackburn261079037
9Middlesbrough26998836
10Ipswich26998636
11Wigan251069236
12Leeds2610511035
13Huddersfield269710434
14Blackpool268810-832
15Watford257108531
16Bournemouth268711-1331
17Birmingham267811-229
18Bolton2661010-1128
19Sheff Wed255119-126
20Millwall266713-2325
21Charlton255911-924
22Doncaster266614-2124
23Yeovil255515-1720
24Barnsley254813-1920
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